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Autograph Lineup Taking Shape for NSCC

Autographed 2131 photo Cal Ripken Jr.

More than three dozen autograph guests have been announced for this summer’s 35th National Sports Collectors Convention with more to come.

2013 National Sports Collectors Convention Sunday Wrap

Stephens Convention Center NSCC

Things slow down at the NSCC Sunday as dealers pack up and Steve Garvey, Johnny Bench and Pete Rose show up for autographs. We also a look at a dual-signed Mantle baseball and an artist at work. [View the story "2013 National Sports Collectors Convention Final Wrap" on Storify]

Rose Still on Signing Circuit


Pete Rose has signed plenty of autographs but there are still fans who want one. Follow along as he makes a trip to Phoenix.

No Sale on Rose Banishment Document

Rose signed baseball ban

Pete Rose’s own copy of the document that banished him from America’s pro ballparks 23 years ago didn’t meet the reserve but more than 600 other items did sell in Goldin Auctions’ inaugural event.

Agreement That Banned Pete Rose from Baseball Heading to Auction

Pete Rose MLB ban agreement

Signed by Pete Rose, Commissioner Bart Giamatti and the man who succeeded him, Fay Vincent, the document is Rose’s personal copy, according to Goldin Auctions.

Reds Will Honor Rose; Autograph Market Still Down

Pete Rose signed photo

Pete Rose is getting a pass from MLB and the Cincinnati Reds will honor the 25th anniversary of his record-breaking hit. He continues to be one cheap superstar autograph.

Rookie Card Investments Worthy of Your Trust

Steroids have tainted baseball’s modern day records. What’s a collector/investor to do? Behold our list of Vintage Rookie Cards of Guys You Can Believe in.